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Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
formula. >> it isn't about winners and losers. what it is about fully funding education. we've had four or five years of basically grotesquely underfunded schools so every kid wins as a result of this. >> the back at the elementary school, the money can't come soon enough. >> it definitely is more of a challenge to bring them along without funding to support activities and programs that would help benefit english learners. without those programs, it is harder to bring them along. >> it is fair. it's right. and it's just. >> now, administrators aren't about to go all-in just yet. they know this is only the proposed budget and they're waiting to find out more when the revised comes out. i'm arturo santiago, nbc bay area news. >> the budget has very good news for higher education. we'll break down the numbers straight ahead. >> also, destruction from san francisco to l.a. the new warning about an earthquake scenario that was once thought to be impossible. >> why a science teacher is being hailed a hero after a new school shooting in southern california. >> and what happened? the deadl
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Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
analyst, talking about the controversial plan on how the state spends money on public education. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information and receive a free 3-day bracelet today. ♪ building up from deep inside it was 3 days of pure joy. susan g. komen's investments in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more pap
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Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
: as de la salle, an institution that excels in education and athletic achievement. the football program a shining example of evidence for decades and after over three decades as the head football coach, the community came together as he steps aside as head coach. >> it is an ending for me but also somewhat of a beginning. it's everything that has been my life and people ask me, what am i going to do now? i really don't know what i'm going to do now. i'm going to be here teaching and i'm going to be here helping in any way that i can. >> reporter: and there's something important to note that you get a sense of when you're here on the campus. with all of the success of the football program over the years, the display of that success is very understated. a small hallway houses the trophy be cabinet, the spoils of success hardly the point. they're actually a bit hidden. more prominently on display, reminders of great teams and players like amani toomer and taylor. also stand-up people in part for having spent time in their formative years with an extraordinary coach. >> i've enjoyed
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Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
. prop 30 funds will also go to higher education. about $125 million each for uc and csu. still governor brown says the state must live within its means and there will be cuts to certain welfare programs. >>> testing begins today on the now bay lights project on the bay bridge. more than 25,000 l.e.d. bulbs have been attached on the western span. crews will run the first sequence test to make sure everything is in working order. computer software has been designed to change light patterns. the $8 million project was created to celebrate the bay bridge's 75th anniversary. the switch will officially be turned on in march and it will run for two years. >>> when we return, monopoly is about to use a game piece. >> and it's up to you to decide which one goes into retirement. >>> sort of a monopoly survivor twist. hasboro holding a facebook contest to eliminate one of its igt little monopoly game piece and introduce a new one. and you get to help choose which one. >> it's the latest effort to bring new excitement to the game if they created almost eight decades ago. facebook fans of m
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
issue guidelines before education officials can start rewriting the test. if they get the green light, the new exams could debut in the 2014-'15 school year. >> the online courses aren't getting the hit they hoped for. the university spent more than $4 million marketing new online courses. the plan was to offer uc quality courses online to anyone including those not enrolled at the school. classes cost between $1,400 and $2,200. only one non-uc student signed up for an online class in the past year. another major problem, others like stanford and harvard offer many for free. >>> you are watching one right now. of course talking about the it tv set. >> the hottest ticket at the consumer electronics show in las vegas and our business and tech reporter scott budman to peer into the future. do you get to sample all of the these? is it for sale or just display? >> reporter: these are all samples. they're not for sale yet. sort of what you will be able to buy and that goes for a lot you're about to see. the future is bright and the future is very thin if you're a television set. they're sti
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Jan 10, 2013 12:35am PST
. could you have paul giamatti teach my child the abcs?" well, here on our show, we support education, so i'd like to help your child out. ladies and gentlemen, here to teach the abcs is actor paul giamatti. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> ah! >> jimmy: okay. whenever you're ready, paul. >> oh, thanks a lot, jimmy. it is just fantastic to be here! well, all right. let's learn the alphabet. hey, how does that sound, huh? >> jimmy: yeah, fantastic. [ cheers ] >> now, first you got "a." that's a good numero uno right there. it's a nice, solid way to start out the alphabet. letter "a." then, we have -- oh, what is it? i can't remember. can't seem to remember this one. it's now coming to me. "b!" "b" is our second letter. followed by "c," which i never forget because it's the first letter of my favorite dessert, which is cheesecake. [ light laughter ] then, buckle up, folks, because we got a funky one. we got a funky one coming. it's the letter, "d." "d" is the fourth letter of the alphabet. >> jimmy: paul? can we hurry this up at all? [ laughter ] >> sure thing, jimbotron. [ laughter ] tel
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Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
last drop. now you can get 4 box tops for education on 70 general mills products. 4 more box tops... so we can help our schools even more. that's 84 box tops! [ female announcer ] get 4 box tops, now only a walmart. >> announcer: you're watching "today in the bay." >>> good morning, everyone. 6:26 is the time this sunday morning. looking live out over san jose this morning. a purple tinge to the sky, at least according to that one camera we're looking at. enough of the storm and rain, good news. >> we're going to start to see the rain get out of south bay. the showers kind of reforming over the central bay. we've got the showers dropping in from the northeast, as the counterclockwise rotation shifts into central california. the showers you're seeing across the central bay and east bay hills will pivot down into the south bay later this morning. and as the low scoots into southern california, that will shut down the rain chances for today. lingering showers until probably lunchtime. notice san jose in the south bay. clouds, a few isolated showers around los gatos. we see the warmer
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Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
mayor of green bay, wisconsin, are making a friendly wager on the game with an educational twist. if the 49ers win, green bay will sponsor special tours for hundreds of san francisco kids at the exploratorium science museum when it opens at its new home on pier 15 in april. if the niners lose, san francisco will sponsor a free admission day at the new children's museum of green bay. the bet includes an exchange of local delicacies. >>> it could be one of the coldest mornings we' had in a while here, christina. >> indeed it could be. indeed it could be. good morning to you, laura and marla. it's chilly out there. a couple more 20s popping up. napa at 29 degrees. 29 in gilroy. you're right at freezing in concord and livermore. it's cold enough for frost throughout all of your interior valleys and not so much the case in san francisco. we'll continue to drop off as we head through the next hour. highs ramping up to low 50s. you'll need your coat. the full forecast is just moments away. let's check the drive with mike. >> we'll take a second to get over to my maps in just a second. we'll put
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Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
focus of the museum is education. do you get a sense that there is a great thirst for knowledge about the second world war among the younger people who visit that museum? >> reporter: i do, matt. my own personal experience is that the baby boomers who came along after the war, it was not part of their memory, but then all the books that have been written about that time and they realize what their parents went through, first the depression and then the war and how much we owe them. and how much was at stake. and so young people are coming here and learning the magnitude of this war. 50 million people perished in world war ii as fought on six of the seven continence. john keegan says it's the largest event in the history of man kind. so large we're coming to grips with how important it was. >> we urge all of our viewers to get out and visit that important museum. tom, for your work in making it an even better place, we congratulate you. thanks for joining us this morning. >> reporter: all right. one more thing, matt. the pair a troopers that landed on d-day had a cricket so they could
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00am PST
funds will go to higher education, 125 million each. still governor brown says the state must live within its means and there will be cuts to certain welfare programs. >>> 5:52. you'll see big changes along the bay bridge today. why you will see the lights flickering. >> big changes to mortgage rules that should help protect people in the future. we'll take a look coming up in business news. >>> welcome back. good morning to you. it's 5:54. monopoly is retiring one of its game pieces and you could help choose which one. the board game maker hasbro is holding a facebook contest to eliminate one of the eight current tokens. you can also help choose what the replacement token will be. possible new tokens include a guitar, robot, diamond ring, cat and a helicopter. >>> speaking of properties, new rules when it comes to mortgages. scott mcgrew says it's a rule that might prevent the average person from buying park place. >> not when you can only afford marvin gardens. the newly formed consumer financial protection bureau has issued new rules to banks to crack down on bad mortgages. two
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Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
immigration and education and infrastructure. we've got to stop being accountants. i think if we are going to keep talking like this, we might as well have a constitutional amendment requiring all members of congress to be accountants. because all we're going to be doing for four areas is talking about budgets. >> carly fiorina, there is some symmetry here. the white house would argue that the 2010 election happened, the republicans had big gains. $20 billion cuts in the budget control act of last year. the president wins re-election. gets his tax hikes, now we've got a debt ceiling negotiation. they are going to push for additional spending cuts. is this the right balance to get ultimately to where we have to go? >> well, unfortunately, i think this will sound like a crazy thing to say. but everyone in washington is spending way too much time talking about the politics and not enough time talking about the pragmatic facts. here are the pragmatic facts. the economy has been in a slow-growth mode now for three years, reconfirmed by the latest job report. the deal that just got done ad
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Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
educational twist. if the 49ers win, green bay will sponsor special tours for hundreds of san francisco kids at the exploratorium when it opens at the new home at pier 15 in april. if the niners lose, san francisco will sponsor a free admission day at the children's museum of green bay a. if the game comes down a field goal, it will be a familiar face doing the kicking. jim harbaugh said his original guy, david akers is still his guy. despite missing a nfl high 13 field goals this season. >> okay, so only of us or most of us will be glued to the set watching the game. this is the bay area, so it would be that we are messing with our second screens, we have another way to follow the 49ers. welcome back, you were at ces in las vegas. >> by second screens we are talking about the mobile devices. tablets, lab tops, phones, all fairly standard to stay in touch with our social network while watching the game. i want to talk about an app called talk. here is what it looks like, you choose the game, based on the area that you live in. so, for example, this is actually a different screen, but on
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Jan 7, 2013 12:30am PST
growth and we're never going to get out of it. >> do people understand this? how do you educate or engage the american public to get more involved in this debate? i mean, what's the average consumer or investor missing out on and what do they need to do? >> well, i think education is very important. i think that's where both parties, particularly republicans, have done a terrible job of influencing public opinion. but you have to simplify the issue. and the way i like to talk about it is that if you take our country's fiscal situation and put it in family terms, we have a family that's earning $22,000 a year, spending $38,000 a year, has already on its credit card balance $143,000, and that balance is increasing at $10,000 to $15,000 a month. now, that family will never be able to pay off that debt. so their children and grandchildren are going to have to do that. i don't think that's what american families really want to have happen. >> you know for a little while the regulatory environment has front and center. what can you tell us about the financial services sector? people are
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Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
by the department of education. it's called title ix. the law require the schools to have policies in place and a trained title ix coordinator to handle abuse complaints. the coordinators contact information must be made public. we found at the time of the allegations, the school district wasn't following this law. >> do you believe that some of the children would not be victims right now if the school district had simply followed the law? >> without a doubt. >> reporter: they are bay area attorneys, separately representing alleged victims and several cases against evergreen and chandler. we showed them what we unkoefred. >> had they paid attention to that which they are obligated to do, we wouldn't be sitting here talking to you today. >> reporter: the principal said she reported the alleged abuse to the district. namely the human resources director carol schmidt. and was told to handle it on her own. schmidt then testified she had not received any training on how to handle child sexual abuse in 17 years. but according to the district, schmidt is the title ix coordinator. >> in th
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Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
was born with a hearing loss. i can't hear anything. >> the spebl education teacher wears a hearing aid, but it wasn't enough to cancel out feelings of being left out. >> you often feel like that. sometimes you are not good enough and don't feel like you are part of the group. >> her life has changed the same way it has for sarah bride who is also deaf. >> these women say facebook opened up the world. not only quick access, but sharing memories through pictures and videos. >> you connect with them in a way you didn't previously have an opportunity to connect with them. >> then kaman opportunity they couldn't pass up. visiting the people that made it happen at facebook headquarters in menlo park. >> really, really changed my life. >> a life that before seemed to be cutoff by the world outside the deaf community. >> that's what i like about facebook. we are on the same playing field. we haven't had it before. >> a teacher to deaf children for more than 40 years, watching kids struggle with the disconnect was frustrating. >> these kids are smart. they have every opportunity, but there
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Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
indicators of a country's prosperity around the world is how does it treat its women. does educate that half of the population? does it give them opportunities? when it does, you unleash the power of everyone, not just some of the people. and i think there was great wisdom in afghanistan ratifying a constitution that recognized that. that should be part of the legacy of these last ten years. >> thank you very much, everybody. >> president obama in the east room with afghan president, hamid karzai, as they conclude their press conference, after a long meeting, the two had their ninth summit meeting over the course of this war and the president's first term, most notable out of those comments, the president saying that this war will come in his words, to a responsible end by the end of next year. but this spring, the u.s. role will notably change, with a different mings that afghan forces will be in the lead, no longer u.s. forces. as our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski reminds me, they will still very much be in harm's way in afghanistan and the contentious question of how many troop
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
interactions. the request says the program would "educate the american public about the duties and responsibilities of their vice president while providing a glimpse of the light-hearted side of politics, even in the midst of contentious and divisive national debate." >> the petition received 25,000 signatures in one month, the white house says it will consider the question. >> aid watch it more than honey boo boo.
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Jan 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
the next treasury secretary. so far, the only huge controversy surrounding the harvard educated two-time head of omb is his signature, which has been affectionately compared to a 6-month-old less loose with a crayon. if lew is confirmed, that signature goes right on the money. >>> starting pictures dread it, baseball fans know it well, it's the call of the bullpen and it may never be the same. t-mobile handing out samsung galaxy smartphones to major league teams to replace the handset and the cord. and since the call to the bullpen itself is sponsored these days, and seemingly everything in baseball is sponsored these days, they couldn't pass up this opportunity to step boldly into the cordless future. >>> finally, the headline on the forbes website is scary. it reads, doom's day astroid bigger than expected. they're talking about a football-field-sized astroid called 99942 apophis, and while it will pass by tonight, when it comes back in the year 2029, it will pass so close, just over 30,000 miles, it's going to be visible in broad daylight. >>> we're back after a break with our ma
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Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> -- likely will be inactive for the playoff contest. [ indiscernible ] >> look a football player does. repeat it. and -- and -- not really more to say about it. suffice it to say, we have got, feel confident. and they have given us the best chance to win. >> the jacksonville jaguars fired head coach, mike malarki monday. the jags gm is tight with 49er offensive coordinator. there is rampant speculation, roman will be high on calldwells candidates. speculation about the sharks schedule the we can put an end to some of us. they will open up on january 20th in calgary. hey, look who is back in san jose, yeah, joining in thursdays informal shark skate. the team awai
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Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
addressing the issue by launching an educational campaign. >>> all right. my favorite story of the day. he's not a lion, but he certainly looks like one. one virginia dog triggered 911 calls while out on a walk. take a look. this is charles the monarch. he's a labradoodle with an interesting cut. recently police in norfolk, virginia, responded to calls about a lion on the loose. the local paper says officers even called the local zoo to make sure everything was okay. it was. it turned out to be good old charles. he's so popular, he even has a facebook page. i just liked it. he has 2,400 likes and counting so far. >>> when we come back, president obama is hosting a watch party at the white house for a show about the white house. we'll explain. >>> it is a case of art imitating life. a new show catching the eye of our commander in chief. today president obama will hold a private screening of 1600 penn. members of the cast and crew including josh gad will attend the screening. it was co-created by the president's former speech writer. you can see the first episode tomorrow night at 8:30 r
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Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
supposed to be enforce enforced by the department of education. the law requires schools have policy in place and a trained coordinator to handle abuse complaints. the coordinator's contact information must be made public. we found at the time of the allegations he evergreen elem t elementary school district wasn't following this law. do you believe that some of these children would not be victims right now if the school district had simply followed the law? >> without a doubt. >> no doubt in my mind. >> bob allard are bay area attorneys separately representing alleged victims in civil caseses against evergreen and chandler. we showed them what we uncovered. >> had they paid attention to that, we wouldn't be sitting here today. >> reporter: the principal testified in her trial she reported the alleged abuse to the district, namely human resources director carol schmidt and was told to handle it on her own. schmidt then testified she had not received any training on how to handle child sexual abuse in 17 years. but according to the district schmidt is the title 9 coordinator. >> in this
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Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
at these issues, do you see problems or opportunities? with an advanced degree in education from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to meet these challenges and make a difference in the lives of students. let's get started at capella.edu. i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. ♪ yer always after me lucky charms! whoa. i forgot how good these taste! [ lucky ] ♪ they're magically delicious >>> author dennis lahain is best known for his books mystic river and gone baby gone. now he's trying to find his missing dog and is offering a novel reward for her return. mark potter has details. >> reporter: in and around boston
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Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
towards people. the city is addressing the issue by launching an educational campaign. >> the time is 5:22. there's never been a law for this. coming up, legislation that could improve survival rates. that's next. >>> a live look at sjc in san jose. some people looking like they are packing up, heading out of town. good weather. christina loren says not as nice as yesterday. looking nice now. 5:24. speaking of san jose national airports travellers will have a new way to unwind now. starting today, a new vip lounge open for business. airport officials say it will feature comfortable seating, free drinks and even access to showers. access will be open to everybody regardless of airline flown or class of ticket. i expect traffic jams there. free drinks? all you have to do is pay a $35 fee and you are in the lounge. the old american airlines admirals club lounge was. >> cancer patients have new hope for a cure thanks to a law created by a bay area congresswoman. anna eshe will announce the passage of the bill today. research and survival rates for some of the deadly cancers like pancreas
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Jan 10, 2013 7:00am PST
. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] take the special k challenge. lose up to six pounds in two weeks. with the cereal you love... and so much more. what will you gain when you lose? >>> they've got it all, money, power, cars, planes, what they don't have is a toul soul mate. leave it to patty stanger, two wealthy clients hand-picked. while patty, they may be successful in business. when it comes to love, they need a little help and that's where patty comes in. good morning. >> good morning to you, too. >> for people who haven't seen the show, you are very honest what women are looking for, not love or companionship, money. >> people looking for relationships. at the end of the day, it's various degrees. most of the guys want "the one" and most want "the one" and gay millionaires, too, want to get off the date iing scene. we don't have gold diggers. i didn't think you were going to go there. you slthrew
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Jan 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
local news begins now. gabrielle. >>> how students can get a college education for just $10,000. >>> and local technology giving a music legend a second chance. the news is next.
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Jan 9, 2013 2:05am PST
have product, gear, and programming and education, and our focus is on improving human movement. >> and this stuff you go get. i remember -- wasn't this created by someone who said you could take it and do it anywhere? >> you can do it anywhere. the suspension trainer was created by a navy s.e.a.l., and it's perfect for new york, small spaces. >> let's make sure we get some of this. >> perfect. what we're going to do first is go ahead and put your right into the left. sara is a pro, so we're going to spin to our knees. >> pro is a stretch. >> it's more of an advanced option. she's been on the suspension trainer before. hands and shoulders. lift your hips. tuck into a tight crunch. >> i can feel that in my abs. >> do a couple of reps of that. then just rest on your knees. the next up is trx pike. lift your hips up over your shoulders and come back down. >> now, i can feel that in my shoulders. >> it's all core all the time, sara. the trx trains strength, mobility, flexibility and balance. that was great. >> you could have this at home, right? >> you can have this at home. the new
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Jan 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
taliban for promoting girls' education was released from the hospital today. the attack in october led to worldwide condemnation, and an outpouring of sympathy for her cause. nbc's keir simmons has more tonight. >> reporter: malala walking from the hospital today. a strong woman, her doctors say, making excellent progress. in pictures released by the hospital, the affection of her nurses is evident. >> i think it's fantastic news she has come out of the hospital. and it's actually particularly a relief to her family. >> reporter: family members in the uk have visited regularly but doctors decided living with them would help her recovery. >> they were finding it difficult to properly educate her in the hospital. so they wanted her to be even more with the family, because only father and mother were allowed every day. >> reporter: just three months ago in pakistan, malala was near death, shot in the head by the taliban. they were angered by her campaign for women's education. >> if you can help us, please help. >> reporter: instead of killing her, they made this teenage girl a household nam
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Jan 8, 2013 4:30am PST
adding armed guards to its campuses. staten island community education council voted last night in favor of hiring retired police officers as armed guards. the plan also includes video cameras and panic buttons similar to ones at banks. parents are split on the idea. >>> one gun to another gun does not solve the problem. >> i think it's for the protection of all of the kids. are we waiting for something bigger to happen than what happened in newtown? >> the council can only make a recommendation to new york's education department. it cannot make the plan happen. education department says it will not consider the plan while new york's mayor has called it a terrible idea. >>> google's top executive spending part of his trip to north korea visiting with college students. executive chairman eric schmidt and former new mexico governor bill richardson dropping in at a campus lab. students there are allowed access to sites like google and wikipedia. for the record, north korea is considered to have the strictest internet policies in the entire world. >>> it's 4:49. california is asking th
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Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
, educators have been flocking to new classes in gun training and concealed weapons courses. >> i'm thinking this would be a great opportunity to be able to protect the children, protect the other classrooms, protect the teachers. >> reporter: as the gun debate dominates the national conversation, many teachers are learning the abcs of pulling the trigger. and since sandy hook, the training has been offered to many of them for free. but weapons in the classroom? parents have mixed feelings. >> i think putting guns that close to children presents a risk in itself. >> i actually like the idea. i think it's better to be safe and cautious. >> reporter: instead of arming teachers, some courses are showing them how to disarm a gunman. trainers in san antonio are staging mock attacks, a simulated scenario to prepare for what's become a reality of the workplace. >> i would never expect this to happen where i work. but, you know, it's better to have something than nothing. >> reporter: elsewhere in texas, two concealed handgun classes graduated 460 teachers. 1,100 signed up for a three-day g
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
budget includes a $2 billion increase in funding for k-12 education. but not all districts will get the same amount of money. in fact, the governor pointed to two bay area school systems to justify his decision to give more money to certain schools and less to others. nbc's arturo santiago joins us from piedmont. i can imagine this is already causing controversy. >> reporter: a bit of it, raj. the governor specifically mentioned richmond and piedmont, two distinctly different school districts but when it comes to what the governor is proposing for the k-12 funding, you'll get similar reactions from each one. now, at perrys elementary school in richmond, 100% of its students are on the free or reduced lunch program. now, this is the kind of school that the governor is trying to focus on. he just doesn't want to increase funding across the board. he wants to disproportionately fund the schools, like perrys that have disproportionate challenges. that would mean less funding for schools with fewer low-income or non-english speaking students. the educators i spoke to in both richmond and
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Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
education is needed to help young women make wise choices about whether they should drink alcohol and how much. rehema ellis, nbc news, new york. >>> and we're back in a moment with the night the luck o' the irish ran out. ♪ chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >>> we learned overnight one of the great nonfiction writers of our times, richard ben cramer, has died. if you were a young journalist in this country wanting to know how best to cover politics, campaigns and politicians, richard cramer's book "what it takes" it all it took. it chronicled the 1988 campaign as it focused on bush 41, on bush 41, dukakis, biden and all the educated at johns hopkins and columbia. richard ben cramer died of lung cancer at the age of 62. >>> well, you know how they say roll tide. the tide certainly rolled right over notre dame last night as alabama owned the bcs college championship game. from the get-go there were sad irish eyes all over this today. a 42-14 thumping for the crimson tide of alabama. their third national c
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Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
the city's mayors. we'll tell you about the educational twist this time around. >>> we're giving you a live look at palo alto. peninsula is fine. we'll talk about the traffic on the other side of the bay coming up. >>> welcome back. south bay very clear and very dark and very cold. christina is looking at the cold temperatures for us. we'll talk to her in just a bit. it's 4:52. 49ers fans get ready. tomorrow is the big day. the team takes on the green bay packers at candlestick. >> we now know who will be kicking. jim harbaugh says the original guy, david akers is still his guy despite finding billy cundiff last week. he missed 13 field goals this season but harbaugh says he still feels akers gives the 49ers the best chance to win it. kickoff is set for 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. going to be a good one. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee and the mayor of green bay, wisconsin, james schmidt, are making a friendly wager on the game with an educational twist. here it is. if the 49ers win, green bay will sponsor hundreds of san francisco kids at the exploratorium museum when it opens at its new hom
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Jan 4, 2013 11:00am PST
head by the taliban for promoting girls' education. she was released from a uk hospital today to live with her family while she waits for an additional operation. kir simmons has that story. >> reporter: months after she first arrived malala yousafzai walked from the queen's hospital in birmingham. a miraculous recovery for the pakistani girl who in october was shot in the head on her school bus. the local taliban in the district because she spoke up for the rights of women. doctors say the bullet grazed her brain but describe her as a strong young woman. she will now continue her recovery with her family in britain. her father, mother and younger brother are all here. she's to undergo reconstructive surgery in late january or early february. the pakistani government is paying for her treatment, and her father has been given a job, appointed education attache for the pakistani consulate while tens of thousands have signed a petition calling for malala to receive the nobel peace prize. keir simmons, nbc news, london. >>> the los angeles police department is investigating claims th
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Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
request says the program would, quote, educate the american public about the duties and responsibilities of their vice president while providing a glimpse of the light-hearted side of politics, even in the midst of contentious and directive national debates. how about that? if the petition receives 25,000 significant tears in one month, the white house says it will consider the request. so far only about 1,300 people have signed the petition so don't hold your breath. >> hanging out with joe. >> we're back in a moment. >>> are you seeing this? >> is this real? did you create this in your graphics? >> no, it's not the weather computer. no. >> it's gorgeous. >> i know. >> it's the sunset. >> thanks for watching us. have a great evening. we hope to see you at 6:00. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's d
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would educate the american people about the duties and responsibilities of their vice president while providing a glimpse of the light hearted side of politics in the midst of contentious and divisive national debate. so far there's been no comment from the vice president's office. a lot of crazy, rowdy shows out there i wouldn't waste but i would watch that one. >> he would be the right character to follow. >> i'll check that ou >>> a bay area court will hear a case today that could change the way we all carpool here in the bay area. we'll have details in a live report. >>> plea for help. six years later san francisco police asking for your help to solve a cold case. >>> a live look at san francisco. you can see that nice layer of fog. christina is tracking that fog and nice temperatures for this monday. stay with us. it's 4:57. >>> police are looking for a man that set his own girlfriend on fire and took off. what led to all. we'll have that for you next. >>> low clouds spanning all of the way from the coast to inland valleys this morning. we'll let you know who will see the sunshin
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Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> millions of people are being warned to disable their java software because of a security weakness. the department of homeland security says the program makes computers vulnerable to everything from viruses to ransom ware, which can force users to pay to log back into their own pcomputers. users should just disable the software in web browsers. some web companies are taking action by blocking it on their end. >>> the bizarre saga of a silicon valley software pioneer is headed for the big screen. the hollywood reporter says warner brothers picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. the filmmakers behind the movie "crazy stupid love" will adapt that article for a movie. mcafee is a person of interest in the death of a neighbor in belize. he was deported to the united states aft
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Jan 10, 2013 4:30am PST
million each for higher education. the state must live within its means and there will be cuts to certain welfare programs. >>> 4:34. the board of trustees at san francisco city college will meet again today to continue its work to restructure. it comes as the board asks california for an extension on its march 15th deadline to mix money and management problems. as it stands, the city college will lose its accreditation if it's not done by then. progress has slowed because the board cannot agree on closing any of the school's nine sal lig satellite campuses. >>> the contra costa county fire district will host a public meeting tonight to address homeowners concerns about several station closures. four stations are slated to close this month including one in martinez and three others in walnut creek. the move is expected to save the district more than $6 million every year. tonight's meeting will be held at the martinez junior high school at 6:30. >>> fighter jets will take part in an air drill over the north bay this morning. the western air defense sector is conducting what it cal
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Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
were educational but a little scary. i agree with that. >>> one young man in australia earned his wings. a training pilot landed safely after the plane lost a wheel midair. he circled for four hours before the emergency landing. 24 here, bill, so young but talented. >>> a familiar face is greeting visitors at china's, gangnam in an ice sculpture with glasses and bow tie. it towers over fans. he may be done prfring his signature moves but the icy statue has visitors dancing alongside him. it's still going. >> he said he wants to move on. he doesn't want to be a one-hit wonder. >> he'll still have to do that. >>> time for an early look at stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. two years ago, today six people were killed and 13 others were injured in a mass shooting in tucson, arizona, including former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. she and her husband astronaut mark kelly are marking date with a project they hope to encourage lawmakers to prevent gun violence. celebrations are planned for the 78th birthday of the king of rock 'n' roll, elvis presley's hometown of tu
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Jan 11, 2013 5:00am PST
tell you about the education twist this time around. >> what about friday and gadget friday? what is this? that's it right there. take a look coming up. >>> 49ers fans get ready as they take on the green bay packers at candlestick. >> we now know who will do the kicking. jim harbaugh says his original guy david akers is still his guy despite signing billy cundiff last week. harbaugh says he feels akers gives the 49ers the best chance to win. kickoff is set for 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee and the mayor of green bay, wisconsin, james schmidt, are making a friendly wager on the game with an educational twist. if the niners win, green bay will sponsor special tours for hundreds of san francisco kids at the exploratorium science museum in april. if the 49ers lose, san francisco will sponsor free admission day at the children's museum of green bay. the bet includes exchange of local delicacies. >> i wonder what it is. 5:54 right now. you probably have a case for your iphone and ring tone of your own but does your iphone have a skateboard? scott mcgrew, that's what
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
education and k through 12 schools. other areases of the state budget like subsidized child care and the court system, brown says won't be so fortunate. >> changes are coming to how california measures success at elementary and high schools. the state superintendent of public instruction wants to change the star test. instead of multiple choice she wants the test to require students to think critically through problem solving. the state legislature must approve the new design and issue guidelines before the test can be rewritten. if all goes well the exams could debut in the 2014-15 school year. >> 6:37 now. still ahead, a gold rush for thieves at a bay area museum. we'll tell you about the 800,000 dollar heist and what police are doing to try to get it back. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are fantastic but add some sauce, pepperoni and cheese and fold up the crescent dough...and presto! tuesday night just became crescent pizza pocket-tastic pillsbury crescents. let the making begin here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes th
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Jan 10, 2013 2:05am PST
your skill sets, your education, passions, interests, and say what problem could i solve with the skills, passions and interests they currently have. and then look to those problems and see if you can start a business or start a service company solving those problems. it's really that simple. it's not complicated. >> if i think i'm a failure, i will be a failure? >> yeah. >> value of positive thinking, it is important. your mindset is important. even though hoda doesn't think so. >> i like you fine, steve. >> steve, thank you very, very much. >> world renowned dog behaviorist and trainer cesar milan. >> i think that's the doggy you need to take home. >> really? >> so cute. >> right after this. >>> it's time for your weather channel forecast. over the next couple of days. we're going to start with today's forecast where we're going to have a big story of rain anywhere from the gulf coast all the way up toward minneapolis, maybe a little bit of a mix. but the story really is this storm moving up spreading warmth and rain with it. and then weather we have a winter storm that is movin
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Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
education and athletic achievement. the football program a shining example of excellence for decades and after over three decades, bob ladouceur and the de la salle steps aside. >> it is a ending for me and somewhat of a beginning. it's everything, it's been my life, and people ask me what am i going to do now? i really, i really don't know what i'm going to do now. i'm going to be here teaching and i'm going to be here helping in any way that i can. >> reporter: and there's something important to note that you get a sense of when you're here on the campus of de la salle, with all of the success of the football program over the years, the display of that success is very understated. nestled behind the gym a small hallway houses a trophy cabinet. they're actually a bit hidden, more prominently on display great teams and standout players like amani toomer and aaron taylor, standup people for having spent time in their formative years with an extraordinary coach. >> i've enjoyed every minute of it and i couldn't have asked for a better career or a better life and most important i couldn't h
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
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Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
solving difficult things, whether it's a marriage, educating kids, fighting a war. you have to build trust between people and organizations. >> did you distrust the people at the white house? did you distrust key members of the obama administration when it came to their policy in dealing with afghanistan? >> i think what's most important is we spent a lot of timesharing information to try to build trust. trust kochl comes with time, wi cooperation and with compromise. i think that's what we worked through. >> with all due respect, you didn't answer my question. did you distrust key members of the administration in with respect to their handling of the war in afghanistan? >> yeah. i still believe that the most important thing we can do is build that trust. over time that's -- >> you're being a good soldier he here. i want to take you back to the "rolling stone" magazine that led to your resignation from your post. there were several demeaning comments attributed to your staff members and even to you. was that article accurate? was that the way you and your staff members felt about tho
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Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
"educate the american public about the duties and responsibilities of the vice president while providing a glimpse of the light hearted side of politics even in the midst of contentious and divisive national debate." >>> michael j. fox is coming back to television. the new show is based on real life issues fox has faced. he'll play a newscaster who quits his job because of parkins parkinson's disease and returns to work because new medicine helps him control the disease's symptoms. the show will debut here on nbc in september. >> sounds cool. the future of tv online and serious question this morning after it the head perform hulu says he's stepping down. scott mcgrew, hulu is very popular. >> one of the few times the tv industry got tv right. it's a fantastic service. several news outlets predicting the tv network which owns hulu including nbc may scale back on their support of the online service now that hulu's ceo is leaving. then again maybe he's leaving because networks are scaling back. either way, let's hope it all works out. taking a look at wall street, they are coming
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Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
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natalie. >> good morning, erica, matt good morning, everyone. the 15-year-old pakistani girl's education advocate targeted and shot by the taliban has been released from a british hospital. malala yousafzai will pursuit outhospital rehabilitation in central england. she was shot in the head in pakistan by the taliban for her campaigning for girls' education. >>> after enduring a month of health problems, secretary of state hillary clinton is planning her return next week to business as usual. the state department says clinton is upbeat and recovering well after being hospitalized for a blood clot in her head. she is at home, resting, but already calling her advisers and working with her staff. we'll have much more with clinton and her special relationship with her daughter, chelsea, coming up. >>> former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords heads to newton, connecticut, today, to meet with the families of the vingtss of the deadly school shooting there. giffords was wounded in a mass shooting in tucson, arizona, in 2011. her husband, astronaut mark kelly, will also attend the private
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